taper off, which is good news, but still the chance of a few thunderstorms and scattered showers as we head into thursday. here are your temperatures on thursday. tokyo, 11 degrees. shanghai, 11, taipei, 21. and chongching, 21 degrees. high pressure, and a cold front moving in the west. here in the u.s., this is welcome for those of you in the northwest where the air has been stagnant. it will help clear out that air and then talking about the temperatures, really is the next thing. down in the southwest, it's like summer, and to the northeast, it's like -- not just winter, but this is extreme cold we're talking about across much of canada and down into new england, as well as the upper midwest. below zero for the highs here. minus 9 in toronto. minus 25 in winnipeg. minus 6 in chicago. then on the other side of the jetstream, up to 19 degrees in denver as we approach the end of january. 24 degrees in los angeles.